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Article Topics On Various Aspects Of Alternative Energy
Deciding which type of battery to use for alternative energy is important. It can be expensive. So do your research first! Here’s a quick battery overview.
Charge controller sizing for solar panels, watts & amps, how to do it, where it fits in the system, and what it does – what it’s there for…
I review two good choices for a solar battery charger aa size (and more). One is a standalone unit. The other, folding solar panel & charger unit.
A chart of battery voltage versus State Of Charge, SOC, percentage and Specific Gravity for 6, 12, 24, and 48 volt battery banks.
Comparing Lithium Iron, Nickel Iron, and Lead Acid batteries for Off-Grid energy storage. Chart reveals important factors to consider when choosing.
Instructions how to make your own Olive Oil Lamp using a coat-hanger wire, wick, and a canning jar.
Here are the lowest cost candles for preparedness – cost per hour comparison of Tea light, Votive, Taper, and Pillar style.
Here’s why most grid-tied solar systems don’t work when the electric grid goes down. Many are surprised to discover this.
The advantages of Lithium-ion batteries for solar powered Off-Grid energy systems are tempting! The Iron Edison Design Team lists 8 reasons to consider.